What's On: A period play, Christmas shopping, films and more
Regent Park Film Fest, a night market, Toronto French fair and what to do this weekend
The historic Gibson House Museum in North York is the setting for a play exploring questions of morality in the face of murder. And it's one of many events to check out in the city this weekend.
Nov 21 to 29, Gibson House Museum
The 1929 play by a British playwright has been adapted for a site-specific production at the historic Gibson House Museum. Two students murder their classmate, and then proceed to host a dinner party. How do things unravel? Find out at the theatre.
To find out more about the play, check out the Bygone Theatre website.
First Annual Christmas Show and Sale
Nov 21 to Nov 23, Liberty Village
Toronto has a vibrant crafting scene that comes alive in different sections of the city. Visit more than 60 vendors at this sale to find some unusual gifts and stocking stuffers.
For more information, check out the Toronto Art Crawl Facebook page.
Nov 21, Second Floor Events (461 King St. W)
Get your holiday shopping done early, they say. When you can do so while enjoying music, drinks and street style food, it sounds like the perfect shopping experience.
For more information, check out the Midnight MRKT Facebook page.
Toronto French Fair
Nov 21, Alliance Francaise (24 Spadina Road)
If you're looking for a sense of je ne sais quoi in your gift, perhaps go over to the Toronto French Fair. You can find a range of gifts, from jewellery and ceramics to even creme brulee.
For more information, check out the Toronto French Fair website.
European Film Festival
Nov 15 - Nov 30, The Royal
Films representing the wide variety of work coming out of Europe are being screened for a Toronto audience, and the festival celebrates its 10th anniversary.
For more information, check out the European Film Festival website.
Regent Park Film Festival
Nov 19 to Nov 22, Daniels Spectrum
The festival bills itself as the city's only multicultural community festival that's free. Film represent both local stories in works such as Hope Heights and Rhymes for Young Ghouls, as well as international films such as Wadjda.
For more information, check out the Regent Park Film Festival website.
In Concert: Tyler Yarema
Nov 22, The Reservoir Lounge
Tyler and his five-piece band bring a cool, swinging jazz vibe to the lounge.
For more information, check out Tyler Yarema's website.